While the table-toppers won the title on-field, Chennai Super Kings was seemingly on everyone’s minds on Twitter as it was the most Tweeted team during the tournament.
While cricket fans couldn’t be in the stadium or even the same room as their friends to watch the matches this year, the roar of cricket enthusiasts was just as resounding on Twitter, with the loudest cheers for Chennai Super Kings.
The opening match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings was the most Tweeted about match of the season. This was followed by #MIvSRH (on 4th October) and #MIvDC (the double super over match – played on 18th October).
The top five Twitter Moments from the season were:
1. Sep 27, 2020: Nicolas Pooran’s gravity-defying catch thrills fans
2. Oct 15, 2020: The Universe Boss is back
3. Sep 24, 2020: KL Rahul registers the highest IPL score by an Indian with his 132*
4. Oct 21, 2020: Mohammed Siraj records two maidens and three wickets
5. Oct 16, 2020: Dinesh Karthik steps down as KKR’s skipper and hands the captaincy over to Eoin Morgan
While Virat Kohli was the most Tweeted about player in the league, Chennai Super Kings dominated the Twitter charts by becoming the most Tweeted about team.
Here are the most Tweeted about teams:
1. Chennai Super Kings
2. Royal Challengers Bangalore
3. Mumbai Indians
4. Sunrisers Hyderabad
5. Kolkata Knight Riders
6. Rajasthan Royals
7. Kings XI Punjab
8. Delhi Capitals
The Golden Tweet of the season was the Tweet from the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar praising the fielding effort by Kings XI Punjab cricketer Nicholas Pooran during the #RRvKXIP match. The Tweet received over 23K Retweets. Here are the top three most Retweeted Tweets –
The top 10 most Tweeted hashtags during the tournament were: